Update 10:45AM 5/19: The GM has written a response to the petition. You can read it here. This past weekend, I spotted a petition going around from the “Wheatsville Staff Solidarity Collective Austin” asking that the beloved Austin co-op grocery begin paying their employees a livable wage. Employees at Wheatsville currently start at $9/hour, and the petition […]
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Freakin' Freeze-Dried Freedom! HUGE Mountain House Discounts... and CRAZY Freebies too! The fury, the madness... post-apocalyptic visions are nightmarish in the hands of modern filmmakers. We say, "Don't get MAD, Max... get PREPPED." There's peace of mind in the right gear and supplies when you lay it all in before it's needed. Show More Summary
Austinites! Are you a fan of storytelling? Do you love The Moth? Tomorrow night I’m hosting a storytelling event at LIVESTRONG HQ, and I’m super stoked about it. I had been wanting to put together a night where cancer survivors and non-cancer survivors alike felt empowered to share their stories in front of a receptive audience. […]
There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start one without matches. It’s an essential survival skill. You never know when you’ll find yourself in a situation where you’ll need a fire, but you don’t have matches. Show More Summary
Lately I’ve been on a kick of reading non-fiction by female authors. I share this unextraordinary observation because for most of my life I’ve been a lousy lady supporter. I grew up idolizing male rock stars (I mean, who doesn’t want to be David Bowie?), I had more interest in male-driven cinema (like I had a […]
Nothing is better in your pantry than Bega Cheese, Red Feather Butter, and World Grocer Ghee (clarified butter), whether for everyday use or for long-term storage. For a short time only, we are cutting our margins to be able to provide you with nice discounts. Show More Summary
The release of Meghan Daum’s new book, Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed, has spurred another swell of online media, posts and threads on not having children by choice. In the last 15 years, we have seen a good number of media waves on this topic.… Read more The post Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice? appeared first on Laura Carroll.
http://www.vocativ.com/news/191640/i...-attack-today/ISIS Hackers Plan "Message to America" Attack Today By Gilad Shiloach May 11, 2015 A group of hackers affiliated with ISIS are threatening to carry out a cyber attack—dubbed “Message to America”—against a number of targets 2 p.m. Show More Summary
Final Day--Sunday May 10, 2015 Steed: On a folding, wheeled steed you'll ride! World-famous Montague folding bikes are going fast at these low spring prices. BIG discounts PLUS a FREE Montague Accessories package (value $160) with any bike purchase... Show More Summary
..and fck you Pope Francis.
LinkedIn recently notified me that I was celebrating a work anniversary: Hipstercrite is six years old. In truth, this blog is seven years of age; it was conceived from a volatile relationship between me and Los Angeles. Eight people read the site then. It was called PlasticLA, and I mostly wrote passive profiles on the men […]
My grandmother and my mom As Mother’s Day rolls around each year, I find myself of mixed minds. Don’t get me wrong; I love my mother (to your left) and would celebrate her and how she raised my brother and me any day of the week.… Read more The post Childfree Thoughts on Mother’s Day appeared first on Laura Carroll.
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The Katadyn Pocket is the ultimate portable water filter, and it is on sale big-time right now at Safecastle. Great prices and free shipping for all... and even better prices for buyers club members! Copyright 2007-2011 by Safecastle LLC www.safecastleroyal.com
Wit h the return of JC Refuge to Safecastle, we are celebrating with special new discounts on his favorite long-term meats--Yoders!... These extra-sweet discounts are good only through May 10 on the delicious wet-pack meats that are good right out of the can over the next decade and beyond. Show More Summary
Global crises bring JC Refuge out of retirement I'm baaack! Effective May 1, I am back at Safecastle to run the business I founded in 2002. Mom calls me Victor, and friends call me Vic, but most folks out in the prepping universe know me as JC Refuge. Show More Summary
The main title of the book, This is Not the Life I Ordered, expresses an exasperation that most of us have likely exclaimed at one time or another. With such a stunning title, I was eager to see how well the book addresses this emotion,...Show More Summary
(Update: I wrote this blog post in 2012 and just updated as of April 28, 2015) There are an ass-load of awesome blogs in Austin, Texas. (I think) I read a statistic somewhere that Austin has more bloggers per capita than any place in the country. Since I have zero proof that Austin has the most […]
Lindon Farms Sale Limited Time Only...... Discounts of 35-43% are Live! From April 28th, all the dealer pricing restraints have been removed by the manufacturer of Lindon Farms foods! This sale has only been offered once in their 15+ years in business- we don't expect it to happen again. Show More Summary